Paramyxoviridae


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Paramyxoviridae

[‚par·ə‚mik·sə′vir·ə‚dī]
(virology)
A family of negative-strand ribonucleic acid (RNA) viruses characterized by an enveloped spherical virion containing a single-stranded, nonfragmented molecule of RNA, contains the genera Paramyxovirus (sendai, mumps), Morbillivirus (measles), and Pneumovirus (respiratory syncytial virus).
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Metapneumoviru belongs to the family Paramyxoviridae, which includes viruses responsible for parainfluenza, mumps and measles.
Klaus Stohr of the WHO Communicable Disease Surveillance and Response said, "More and more laboratories are finding Paramyxoviridae virus.
The bad news came as doctors in Hong Kong identified that the killer virus is a member of the paramyxoviridae family.
Spokesman John Tam said: "From the shape of the virus, it belongs to the paramyxoviridae family.
Researchers in Hong Kong have identified a member of the paramyxoviridae family, including paramyxovirus, as causing the recent SARS outbreak.
Both Nipah and Hendra are members of the virus family Paramyxoviridae.
Both Hendra and Nipah viruses, members of the family Paramyxoviridae, have been linked to fruit bats in southeast Asia and Australia.
Avian paramyxovirus (APMV) belongs to the genus Avulavirus, family Paramyxoviridae.
It is caused by Newcastle disease virus (NDV), a member of the Paramyxoviridae, genus Avulavirus and serogroup Avian Paramyxovirus 1 (Lamb et al.
The disease is caused by a Morbillivirus of the family Paramyxoviridae (Kwiatek et al.
The disease is caused by avian paramyxovirus serotype 1 (APMV-1) of the genus Rubulavirus belonging to the subfamily Paramyxovirinae, family Paramyxoviridae, order Mononegavirales [2].